Easy Chicken Pakora Recipe (Gluten Free)

chicken pakora in a wire basket

What good is a fakeaway Indian Feast at home if you don’t have homemade chicken pakora to go with it?! This is going to be one of the best fakeaway items that you’ll ever add to your chicken repertoire. Granted, it’s deep-fried, but it’s high protein so it balances out. And no one ever makes […]

Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

Fresh Tomato Salsa (Pico De Gallo)

This fresh tomato salsa made from vine tomatoes, a touch of chilli and fragrant coriander (cilantro) is the perfect taco topper, nachos accompaniments or breakfast burrito addition! I made some beef chilli mince nachos for my husband last night and didn’t have any jarred salsa in the house, so I made my own! It couldn’t be […]

Nandos Red Pepper Dip

Nandos red pepper dip

Roasted red pepper dip, served with warm pitta bread, has to be the perfect healthy snack! I created this recipe because I was craving the original Nando’s Red Pepper Dip, which I ate by the bucket load as a teenager. Although they offer a roasted red pepper and feta option now, this definitely is the […]

Homemade Potato Scones

homemade potato scones (Scottish recipe)

Warm, pillowy homemade potato scones – the perfect snack slathered in warm, melted butter! Whether you eat them as a snack, with your breakfast or on a roll – you’re lucky if there is any left from this batch once your family tries them. The real question is … what do YOU call them? Potato […]

Homemade Chunky Guacamole (without garlic)

homemade chunky guacamole without garlic

This restaurant-quality, homemade chunky guacamole is the only avocado element you’ll want to make for your breakfast, brunch, dip or side dish! It pairs perfectly with my Homemade Pico De Gallo (Salsa) recipe and my Quick Red Cabbage Slaw for easy tacos at home! Why I love THIS Chunky Guacamole Avocado toast was everywhere for […]

Garlic Bread in Airfryer

easy airfryer garlic bread

When I’m making a pasta dish for dinner on the hob, I typically don’t like having to preheat the oven solely to make garlic bread.  Firstly, because it costs so much more to heat and cook garlic bread in the oven.  But secondly, because it takes LONGER. I can whip this easy air fryer garlic […]

Spiced Onions (Indian Takeaway Style)

spiced onions recipe

These spiced onions are ready in 5 minutes and are the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. Served atop a crunchy poppadom, they are the perfect accompaniment to curry night. Spiced onions (or Spicy Onions) are a pillar of Glaswegian Indian restaurants and takeaways. Onions are one of my favourite vegetables. So serving them in […]

Cullen Skink

Cullen skink

That isn’t traditional because of the additions of salmon, garlic, mustard … I could go on! I should call it seafood chowder and be done with it but I’m not bowing down to the pressure now. I’ll do a strictly classic one at a later date!

Cream of Mushroom Soup

mushroom soup

Mushrooms make for some tasty soup! Garnish it with some fresh thyme and truffle oil and you’re in for a treat.

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